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. thank you, mayor ed lee. also the ministry of the commerce of china, supported by the governor's office. thank you so much. the lieutenant governor is here of course. i would like to mention that we do have some honorable mentions in here. first of all, my boss, hon. ed lee. mayor of san francisco. i would like to add our first chinese mayor in san francisco. the vice minister of the ministry of commerce from beijing. [applause] welcome. next to my former boss, the hon. gavin newsom, lieutenant governor of california. the hon. counsel general of the people's republic of china. [applause] the minister of the embassy of the people's republic of china and the united states, based in washington, d.c.. and charlotte schultz, mr. mike rossi, senior adviser on jobs for governor brown. also officials from the delegation. the director-general of the department of foreign investment and administration. mr. wong shi. and mr. -- the commercial counselor of the department of corporation. and the director-general of the investment promotion agency of the ministry of commerce in china. we have more. t
you, lieutenant governor. of course, the best for last. the hon. vice minister of commerce to the podium, please. [applause] >> lt. governor newsom, mayor lee, counsel general, ladies and gentlemen, good morning. it is a great pleasure for me to be here to attend this seminar, " organized -- let me give a special thanks to the previous speakers who gave very warm and remarkable remarks. i would like to give special thanks to the state government of california and the municipal government of san francisco. i think without your help, this forum for the seminar will not be realized. i also believe that through the seminar, with both sides, which will enhance our cooperation between our two sides. for many years, national corp. always is a dynamic factor -- cooperation is always a dynamic factor. and the economic and trade relations is also under way because of this dynamic factor. we believe that through all the -- this is becoming more important. china and the chinese government attaches great importance to national corp. and to state corporation and city corp. -- cooperation
tax? >> we're a coalition of ecommerce companies and online platforms. our position is similar to what you hear. you do a lot of book author interviews, and if you had the authors of the constitution, they would say they were worry bed the colonies erecting tariffs and trade beyers so the article in the constitution cities states can't expect interstate commerce, only congress can. and it's in keeping with the constitutional provision. california is simply saying if you have presence here through some interesting definitions, you have to collect for california. so it doesn't interfere with interstate commerce because they're considering anyone who has an affiliate there or partnership in california to already be a california company. >> so, two things. name a group that's -- name a corporation that is a member of net choice, and are you -- so, are you supportive of what california has done? >> our members are folks ike ebay, pay pal. amazon is not. companies with platforms for ecommerce, that enables other businesses, and our position is california has taken too aggressive a step at as
association, citizens for better community, culture to culture, why in the chamber of commerce of northern care of -- kawai and chamber of commerce of northern california, northern california chinese athletic association, national association of american professionals, national federation of independent business, national federation of filipino americans, the filipino chamber of commerce, around of applause for all of our community partners, please. that was a lot. [applause] >> i am so glad he had to do that. our next speaker is u.s. congressmen. he is representing the 15th congressional district of california in the u.s. house of representatives. in congress, he is a member of the powerful house appropriations and budget committee. share of the democratic caucuses, new media working group, house democratic senior went, and the original author of the equity and excellence commission now housed in the u.s. department of education. his district includes silicon valley, the birthplace of technology. mike has dedicated his life to public service and is lauded for his work on education, civil-
the colonies having trade barriers to protect their businesses. the states can't regulate interstate commerce, only congress can. so our position on california has decided to get aggressive at determining who has presence in california, but that is in keeping with the constitutional provision. california is simply saying that if you have presence here through some interesting definitions, you got to collect for california. so it really doesn't interfere with interstate commerce, because they're considering anyone who has an affiliate there or a partnership in california to already be a california company. >> so two things, name a grew that's -- name a corporation that's a member of netchoice and are you -- so are you supportive of what california has done? >> our members are folks like e-bay, paypal, overstock, facebook, companies that -- >> amazon? >> amazon is not. companies that have platforms for everyone customers that enabled other companies to get online as well. california has taken too aggressive a step at asserting you have presence in california simply because you paid for an adver
tax. >> guest: net choice is a coalition of e-commerce companies and online platforms. if you had the authors of our constitution in here today, they'd have said they were really worried 225 years ago about the colonies erecting tariffs and trade barriers to protect their own businesses, so article i in the u.s. constitution says that the states can't regulate interstate commerce, only congress can. so our position, california has decided to get aggressive at determining who has presence in california, but that's in keeping with this constitutional provision. california is simply saying that if you have presence here through some interesting definitions, you've got to collect for california. so it really doesn't interfere with interstate commerce because they're considering any who has an affiliate this to already be a california company. >> host: so two things. name a group that's -- name a corporation that's a member of netchoice, and are you, so are you sportive of what california has done? >> guest: oh, our members are folks like ebay, paypal, overstock, facebook -- >> host: a
talked a long time ago for a "for a magazine" story. one of the things that you said is that commerce, in an of itself, is not the enemy. it is the backbone of civilization. >> to be against commerce is to be against your clothing. who would be against commerce? we just said we are living in a world that has been overly come modified. where everything has been turned into a commodity value. people do not have the identities. we are world full of brands and no identity. you can read your entire life -- you can do your business and go about in the world using your credit card and never really look anyone in the eye. a world in which things have been comodified, things that should never have been. you cannot put a price on love. you cannot put a price on things that make life meaningful. but this isn't a consumer culture. even though we know we cannot keep it up. if the chinese adopt our lifestyle, we are all goners, we know that. it is not the third world anymore, it is the developing world. well, they are developing and they want things, too. the 21st century will be about competing fo
, commerce and education -- what is the third one there. >> john: one brain freeze can end your campaign. >> commerce and let's see. >> rick perry was serious contender until this debate. >> looking bad. in in the first tv debate, richard nixon refused to put on makeup. >> more important than what you say is how you look on television. >> john: so they obsess over details. when ronald reagan debated walter mondale, beckel was campaign manager along with rollins. >> do you remember how high the podiums was going to be. >> we had teams negotiating. the color of the room. >> john: what difference would that make? >> in certain conditions, in certain colors work for certain candidates. >> because mondale was shorter than reagan. >> i remember we debated for seven and a half feet and nine feet for days. >> two-thirds of defense budget pays for pay and salary or pay and pension. >> he looked tired and ragged. the observation they spent too much time with 77-year-old guy trying to beat every factoid into his brain. >> they said reagan is too old for president. in the next debate he was ready fo
against the obama administration on the key argument in the case, which was uzbek commerce clause of article one of congress to pass the individual mandate. which says individuals have to get health insurance. and as i sat in court on june 28 and heard chief justice roberts announce his decision in the case, i learned the edge to the question, which was no, it doesn't. the commerce clause does not allow the court, the congress to invoke an individual mandate. but then any decision that stunned many people, but no one more than me, john roberts reached for a subsidiary argument that had only been upended, had only been mentioned in passing in both the supreme court and even the lower courts and he said the individual mandate was a permissible use of taxing power of congress and not the commerce clause, and thus the law would be upheld. subquestion finally anticipate why, why did roberts do that? and i think there were three main reasons. one is, i think you have to take his opinion at face value. eastham thought it was a legitimate use of the taxing power. i think the second and th
'm erika miller in new york. still ahead, from auction site to e-commerce powerhouse, ebay introduces a new look and feel for shoppers. >> susie: a deal to create a new defense giant is dead. earlier today, britain's b.a.e. systems and europe's e.a.d.s. called off their merger plans. both sides blamed concerns by european governments, especially germany, over how the potential tie-up would be structured. the deal between e.a.d.s. and b.a.e. systems would have created the world's biggest defense company by sales. some industry watchers say it could have spurred more consolidation among american defense companies. >> if this merger had come together it would have been pressure on the u.s. defense contractors to get together, to consolidate, as a counter balance to the new combination. but without the merger there is not a lot of pressure to consolidate. in fact, if we get a romney presidency there may be almost no pressure on defense contractors. susie: as for shares of the big u.s. defense contracrs today, they followed the broader market lower. boeing, general dynamics, lockheed martin and
. >> it's three agencies of government when i get there that are gone. commerce, education, and the -- what's the third one there? let's see. >> one brain freeze can end your campaign. >> the -- umm. >> commerce? commerce. and let's see -- >> rick perry was a serious contender until this debate. >> oops. >> forgetting is bad, and looking bad is bad. in the very first tv debate, richard nixon refused to put on makeup. it hurt him. nixon later said -- >> more important than what you say is how you look on television. >> so campaigns obsess over details. when ronald reagan debated walter mondale, rollins and beckel were the opposing campaign managers. >> do you remember how high the podiums would be? >> days. >> we had days negotiating. >> the color of the room. >> what difference would it make to the candidate what color the room was? >> because in certain conditions, certain colors work for certain candidates. >> because mondale was shorter than reagan -- >> we wanted more distance between the two podiums. we debated between 7 1/2 feet and 9 feet for a day and a half. >> the
of commerce, san francisco's center for economic development, oakland metropolitan chamber of commerce, spur, emeryville chamber of commerce, and east bay eba. thank you for partnering with us. i know i will miss some of you, but let me extend a welcome to the public officials that i have been alerted are here. from the city of san francisco, the director of the mta, the executive director of the port of san francisco, the director of the office of economic and workforce development, the director of business development, office of economic workforce development. from the city of oakland, council member, district 5, city administrator, the sick -- the assistant city administrator, the executive director of the port of oakland, and the chair of the port commission. i know i have missed someone. forgive me. if someone wants to send up a card, i will acknowledge your. there it quickly, just have to mention when i have this many people in the room, a few things about the business. we had a great year. everything that is supposed to be up for us is up. hopefully that is a good economic indicator.
commerce depends on it and i think people depend on it. nancy said it very well but let me just say what the ridership is expected to be. when this central subway opens in 2019 daily ridership along the third street line is estimated to be 43,700. this is expected to rise to 65,000 people per day in 2030. this project is estimated to have the second highest ridership per mile of all subway and light rail proposals seeking federal funding nationwide, and it will be the most happily used muni line. that's the rational for this project. no question it's expensive. it's worth it if people use it. it's worth it if they stay out of the automobile. it's worth it if it aids in creating space on our bus lines so it's a very important project. i am here to help in my way which is as an appropriator in the senate. jackie has helped in her way. nancy has helped in her way as a leader of a great political party in washington, so mr. secretary everybody that is here we thank you for our responsiveness. it's just great to welcome you here and go giants. [applause] >> mateo county supervisor t
and the china chamber of commerce and the san francisco chamber of commerce and the market street association and the business improvement district and joe an hayes and mike from the building and trades construction council. anytime i get a chance to speak on the mta board i say i am so proud of what we do and we move 700,000 people in the city and it's a difficult task. we have a wonderful staff. we are privileged to have the talent of ed of course for his leadership and i couldn't tell you how proud i am to work with the people on the board of directors and christine, the newest member. and the other members and malcolm couldn't be here today but we are proud to work together on behalf of the people of the city and we are happy to have john fung head this up and behalf of the board and all of us and thank you mr. secretary. mr. administrator. senator feinstein, leader pelosi, congress woman spear and mayor lee and thank you all for being here and now it's time to make it official. it's sign that document. okay. [applause] >> thank you tom. and as we're getting ready to sign this gran
strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can w ydoor fou? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is bbc world news america reporting from washington. i'm kathy kaye. superstore and sandy ordaz as massive fatalities and flooding. >> the devastation is unprecedented, like nothing 'we've ever seen before. >> 8 million on the east coast are without power and the new york transit system suffers major damage. and with just oneeeoto g unveti week to go until election day, how how the storm shaken up the presidential race? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and elsewhere around the globe. it is called a super storm, and sandy lived up to her building. tonight, new jersey homeowners are still reeling from the massive damage. and millions on the east coast do not have electricity, and normally booming cities are at a standstill. 33 people have reportedly been killed. >> the destructive power of the super storm unleashed after dark as sandy made la
and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now "bbc world news america." >> this is "bbc world news america." hurricane sandy bears down on the u.s. east coast bringing with it walls of water and if he robberies winds. millions are in its -- and ferocious winds. nervous residents heed the warning to stay indoors. and with just weeks away until election day, sandy sends the presidential contest for a loop. no one wants to play politics in this storm. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. hurricane sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the united states, is bearing down on the east coast. nine states stretching from north carolina to connecticut have declared a state of emergency. 50 million people live in the storm's path. usually bustling cities have been brought to a stand still. this is the scene in manhattan where a crane is dangling from a 65-story building. >> it's a monday morning in
, academia, commerce, art, entertainment, and government. today, we must come together, not only in celebration, but an acknowledgment of the work that lies ahead. we understand that this is a global economy. the opportunities are ones that we can only surpassed if we come together. we can win the future if we dream together, if we work together. as a society, as an economy, the best is yet to comment. let me leave you with this last idea. every moment affords us an opportunity to change the world. let's seize that moment in each and every moment that succeeds that moment and let's do that together in celebration of our asian-pacific heritage and recognition of the great heritage as all the people that make up san francisco and california. we will truly honored this month, our heritage and our future. thank you very much. [applause] >> ok. all right. we have some competition on the stage right now. >> a couple of other people we need to thank. we have a bunch of co-hosts, the san francisco board of supervisors. a round of applause, please. [applause] our event shares and co-chair
, the commerce department decided to repd the trade agreement be scrapped. mexico growers were stunned, upset they hadn't been granted a meeting until after the decision. why did the decision get rushed? presidential politic, the influence of those florida growers might have played just a small role. michael isakoff is nbc's national investigative correspondent. it's an election year and hearing about issues like this, oh, favoritism of this front for florida. favoritism on that front for ohio. it shouldn't come as a shock and yet, we see it play out every year. four years, excuse me. >> this is a fascinating look about how to use the levers of power of incumbency to help yourself in an election season. in june, as you mentioned, the florida tomato growers filed this petition with the commerce department to tear up a 16-year-old trade agreement with mexico. they say they're being devastateded by the import of mexican tomatoes into the united states. lower costs than florida and then, the politics gets ratcheted up. they get letters talking about the precarious situation of florida tomato grow
with the department of commerce. looking at those things that are important. you will not have citizens if you do not have the economics and businesses. how will you protect small businesses? we have folks here from the small business administration. it is key to get to know these peoplm. meanwhile -- mingle and get to know the people in this room to start the interaction. the great work we haveç had wih the department of commerce and economic developmentç, standing up and taking charge. this isç something when i cameo the federal government three years ago, i did not see exist the commitment with these agencies to go forward and taken over. fema would haveç taken itç ovn a coordinatingç role, but we do not have to because these next folks are doing it. get to know theseç people. çit may be something smaller. it ]a6 not be a disaster declared by the federal government, but you may be able to do something to work with them. health and social servicesç, çesmerçelda perrera. çhealth and human services stod up the whole office. sheç has byron and other staff with her. çwo
. >> both sides are turning up the volume over measure d. the chamber of commerce released a 22 page report. bottom line, up to 2800 jobs would vanish. san jose's minimum wage went from $8 to $10. labor costs would go up. businesses would have to lay off or reduce worker's hours. since more than half the workers live outside of san jose, they would spend the extra income outside the city. >> if you add it up, it doesn't make a lot of sense to me. >> mayor chuck reid is worried about spending $600,000 to hire inspectors. >> it will have to come from somewhere. should i take it from the police department? should i take it from the library? >> the california restaurant association paid $11,000 for the report. the main author denied any charges of bias. >> because people often come to these things with some preconceived notions. we do not. we come at it with a relatively sturdy frame work on how the world works. >> a gathering of labor and education leaders blasted the chamber's report just before it released. >> they'll put together one study that says minimum wage doesn't work. explain
measure d. >> reporter: both sides are turning up the volume over measure d. today the chamber of commerce release add report, bottom line, up to 2800 jobs would vanish if the minimum wage went from 8 to $10 an hour. the study says hab costs would go -- labor costs would go up. and since more than half the workers live outside san jose they would spend the extra income outside of the city. >> it doesn't make sense to me. >> reporter: mayor chuck reed is worried about spending $600,000 to hire inspectors. >> it's going to have to come from somewhere, so should i take it from the police department, should i take it from the libraries, from the community centers sf. >> reporter: $11,000 was paid for the report. there was denial of bias. >> because people come to this thing with some preconceived notion. we do not. we come at it with what i think is a sturdy framework on how the world works. >> reporter: gathering of labor, nonprofit, and education heeders blasted the chamber's report before its release. >> they're going to put forward one study to say minimum wage doesn't work and there were
menos a 5 mujeres... "lo he visto por la commerce, por alla... cuando lo vio? yo lo vi anteayer..." ayer el numero de victimas aumento... " me agarro por detras mi manoseo los pechos yo grite y pase como dos dias que me dolia mis pechos." hoy, la policia difundio un retrato hablado del rostro del sospechoso, un hispano de entre los 20 anos de edad... hay quienes dicen que no lo han visto " usted ha visto a este senor? no en verdad no,no lo he visto... " pero hay otros, como es el caso de esta senora, que dicen que la cara es familiar patricia gomez/reconocio al sospechoso "es conocido, yo lo he visto en la commerce y en la parada alla de la laundry. alli se pone a veces con varios bolos , con los borrachitos pues.." y no es la unica... cesar mendieta/ reconocio al sospechoso "no le voy a decir que esta aqui porque no lo visto por estos dias pero si es una persona conocida que ha frecuentado el area..." la policia aun no lo arresta pero estan vigilando de cerca este centro comercial de springfield... hasta que no exista el esperado arresto, mujeres caminando solas no estaran tranquilas..
of commerce has been talking today. >> we woke up with stand in our streets, debris all over. -- with stand in our streets, debris all over. our community is going to recover, but right now, we are taking a breath to see how bad it is. we had some solar issues that had to be taking care of. people are still not back on the island because we had wires down and trees down and be it -- debris all over. >> you are out in the city now. describe for us what you can see. >> imad 51st and the beach. the -- i am at 51st and the beach. the streets are full of sand. between the ocean and the street, there's not much there. the ocean is breaking right toward the street at high tide. hadof the dunes that we've in the beach replenishment that we've had is gone. luckily, we are in line to get beach replenishment this year, but right now, it is gone. >> michele speaking to me from ocean city. it is one of the areas affected by the storm. sandy has caused more damage than most. david has been finding out why. >> the full ferocity of hurricane sandy as its battered the coast. the wind is at maximum strength.
the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies, from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> the last dictator of europe has accusations of human rights abuses mount up, we talk to belarus's famous or infamous leader. >> america wants to democratize us. why not dem ties saudi arabia? >> we speak to conrad black, one the most powerful media -- >> i went through the difficult charge of being falsely convicted and vindicated without losing my mind, becoming irrational, ceasing to be a reasonable person and actually being able to endure a discussion like this without getting up and smashing your face in. >> and the man who jumped from the edge of space at the speed of sound. would you do it? why would anyone? we speak to felix baumgartner about his historic leap of faith. >> hello, he's known to many as europe's last dictator. alexander lukashenko has dominated belarus for nearly 20 years. his longevity is matched only by the length of the charge sheet against him, including all
through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our spending global network to work for a wide range of companies from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news." >> this is a "bbc world news america." the final 90 minutes president obama and governor romney prepare for their last the day. is there anyone left to persuade? he stripped of his seven titles, lance armstrong is given a lifetime ban from the sport he once ruled. a is nothing sacred? the 07 trades in his signature martini for a beer. as james bond sold out in skyfall? welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. 15 days to go until the presidential election. it seems unbelievable that there are voters left that have not made up their mind. but tonight, the final debate could be the event that tips them. this race is very tight. mark starts our coverage from the debate site. >> it won't come down to the foot of a coin, but the election hangs in there. he takes a little time on the florida beach. with only one o
through the business strategies and opportunities of international commerce. we put our extended global network to work for a wide range of companies from small businesses to major corporations. what can we do for you? >> and now, bbc "world news" america. >> this is bbc "world news" america. reporting from washington. a dramatic new chapter in the life of italy's former prime minister, silvio berlusconi, who was handed a prison sentence for fax fraud. there is cease-fire, and a massive bomb blast rocks the capital. you recognize these characters. we finds out what's drawing cartoonists to the presidential campaign. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. colorful, controversial and new convicted and sent to prison. silvio berlusconi has been found guilty of tax fraud. he said the conviction was a political judgment that he found to be incredible and intolerable. however, the multi-millionaire businessman may never sleep in a prison bed. gavin hewitt reports. >> for 17 years silvio berlusconi served as italy's prime minister. today he was sen
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